I found a blackhole in my laptop


The Discovery

When I opened Evernote today, I discovered that I had a total of 4352 notes.

Whether you have 40, 400, or 4000 notes, there is one problem that everyone experiences but nobody talks about.

You may have more than 10 open tabs at any given time, 100 notes in your notes app, and thousands of bookmarks buried in your browser.

Regardless if you're "organized".

This phenomenon is called Digital Disorientation.

Disorientation

Why do we feel disoriented?

Disorientation is having all the information you need, even more, and feeling lost (even more lost than when you didn't have it).

In the past, we lived in a centralized reality where we relied on a central timeline to guide us: one job, one home, one city, one career…

Now, with the decentralization of technology, you have the ability to contact anyone, work anywhere, and do anything. All you need is a laptop and an internet connection.

However, in this new digital landscape, you are responsible for your own learning, communication, and work.

No one will provide you with a rigid schedule, and no diploma will equip you with the skills necessary to thrive in this digital environment. Additionally, no one will tell you which information is useful and which is just noise.

The Building Blocks

Regardless of whether you are organized, scheduled, or disciplined, the experience of time in a digital environment is determined by information flows.

You collect everything, process your notes, and build a knowledge system. However, you rarely revisit the saved notes and fail to utilize them effectively. This results in disorientation.

Not all notes are equal in importance.

Some of these notes are not just simple “notes”

I’m talking about building blocks of your life:

  • Contacts
  • Apps
  • Books
  • Goals
  • Vision
  • Values

Where do you store this information?

If you store it in your notes, it will end up getting lost or buried.

Notes apps are not designed to handle this kind of information effectively. It becomes fragmented and difficult to find.

Dashboards

Personal Dashboards provide a comprehensive view to assist in decision-making.

Examples of Personal Dashboards include a goals dashboard, a networking base, or a books gallery.

The purpose of Personal Dashboards is to guide your decisions and actions. They process and reframe information in ways that can be too complex for the human brain to do on its own.

The dashboard that cured my disorientation for good is the Lifeboard.

It allows me to plug important information into the big picture to help me navigate digital reality without feeling lost.

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